Tag: modern quilts

In The Blue of the Evening Quilt

Traditional Quilters Can Appreciate Modern Touches

When it comes to traditional quilting, it’s hard to imagine where modern quilts play a part. The two are mutually exclusive, aren’t they? Well, not necessarily. You can make a quilt that features a traditional quilt pattern, but uses modern techniques. How about a quilt with a modern layout using traditional fabrics? There are plenty of ways to…

Oooh… Check it.

I was going through some pictures in my iPhoto library — I’m supposed to back that up, right? guh — and I found pictures of quilts from my trip to the Newark Museum. Wow. There were such incredible pieces there. Just look at this:   Oh, man. The CROWN. The yellow flowers. Again, I’m swooning…

Stitching like the wind.

I have been sewing…and sewing…and sewing a little more. Wanna see what I’ve been working on? Well, okay — don’t twist my thimble. But forget you saw it afterward because it’s a special quilt that will have its day in the sun soon. There will be red sashing between all the blocks and I think…

Curved Seams? Bring it!

I’m working on a pretty cute little number right now, if I DO say so myself… The picture isn’t the best, which is probably a good thing — my seams aren’t AMAZING yet. You know, it takes a long time to get really good at anything worth doing well. That’s what people tell me, anyway,…